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Looking for ideas for your Christmas menu?

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Whether your family enjoys a cold Christmas lunch on the veranda or a hot dinner under the air conditioner, it's not hard to anticipate what is going to be on the menu.

To help you plan the most delicious Christmas menu yet, we have pulled together the finest festive food ideas perfectly suited to our Aussie climate.


Starters

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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No Christmas lunch is complete without Prawns 😋 These Aussie Green Banana Prawns from Woolworths are our families favourite as they’re deliciously sweet and mild, and the best part is they are also MSC Certified Sustainable Prawns 🦐 This Christmas make sure you look for the MSC Blue Fish Tick Label when buying your Prawns, and you’ll be helping to safeguard Prawns for our future generations 🙌🏼 For more info head to http://msc.org/en-au/christmas-prawns @loveoceanlovefood #ad #MSCcertified #prawns #sustainableseafood #lookforthebluefishtick #chooseblue . . . #christmas #christmaslunch #seafood #christmasdecor #foodphotography #aussiemum #foodstyling

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 Christmas Ham

 


Mains

 


 Salads & Sides

 
 
 
 
 
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• 𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗥𝗘𝗖𝗜𝗣𝗘 • A nice salad is a must-have at your Christmas table! It's what makes us feel a bit less guilty about the buckets of food we eat 🙊This salad isn't only that but it's actually delicious, interesting and beautiful. It has strawberries, serrano ham, almonds and a quinoa crisp you will love ❤️ The quinoa crisp is made with cooked quinoa and parmesan cheese which then goes in the oven until golden. I promise you will obsess over it and you'll want to make it for all your salads! I served it with a honey mustard dressing which is great to bring out the sweetness in the strawberries 🍓Recipe link in my bio 👆 . . . #salad #christmassalad #christmastable #christmasmenu #onmytable #feedfeed #f52grams #cookfeed #salads #quinoa #parmesancheese #cheese #abeautifulmess #thecookfeed #feedfeedglutenfree #eatbeautiful #eatbetternotless #eatbetterfeelbetter #thenewhealthy @food52 @thefeedfeed @thefeedfeed.glutenfree @thecookfeed

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Desserts

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Wanting a healthier alternative to your usual Christmas cake?! Give this recipe a try and let us know how you get on!!! ⁠ ⁠ Healthy Christmas Cake⁠ -zest and juice of one orange⁠ -1 cup raisins⁠ -1 cup currants⁠ -1 cup cranberries⁠ -1 cup slivered almonds⁠ -3 cups almond meal⁠ -2 small, ripe bananas (the flesh of mine weighed 200 grams)⁠ -10 medjool dates, seeds removed⁠ -2 teaspoon mixed spice⁠ -1 teaspoon ground cinnamon⁠ -1/2 teaspoon ground cloves⁠ -1/2 teaspoon concentrated natural vanilla extract⁠ pinch of salt⁠ -Preheat your oven to 175°C or 350°F. Grease a 18cm round cake tin. I used my spring form pan, if you are using a cake tin I would line it also.⁠ -Place the zest, juice, raisins, currants, cranberries and almonds into a medium sized saucepan. Heat until the juice starts to boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover. Simmer for 5 – 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.⁠ -Place the almond meal, banana, dates, spices, vanilla and salt into your processor. Blend at high speed until the mixture resembles a smooth, thick batter. Stir through the raisin mixture. Spoon the cake mix into your prepared tin and use damp hands to smooth over the top of the cake.⁠ -Bake for 30 minutes. Cover with foil and bake for a further 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool in the tin for 30 minutes. If you are using a spring form pan remove the sides and allow the cake to cool completely.⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ #jettsfitness #jetts #jettswa #jettsaustralia #jettsvictoriapark #perthfit #perthfitness #perthfitfam #247access #gymlife #fit #fitness #fitfam #fitspo #gym #perthfit #train #gains #trainhard #christmascake #healthycake #healthychristmas #recipe

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